REBRANDING THE LONG WAR, Part 2
Balochistan is the ultimate prize
Strategically, the Pakistani province of Balochistan is mouth-watering: east of Iran, south of Afghanistan, and boasting three Arabian sea ports, including Gwadar - a harbor built by China - which is the absolute key. The only acceptable scenario for the Pentagon is to take over Gwadar, gaining a prime confluence of Pipelineistan and the US empire of bases. The die has been cast. - Pepe Escobar (May 8,'09)
This is the concluding article in a two-part report.
PART 1: Obama does his Bush impression